Mr Ruud de Kleijn > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Ruud is part of the IT-team at Van Doorne. He advises and litigates on IT-contracts, outsourcings and complex issues where IT is involved.

Before joining the Bar in 2012, Ruud participated in a two-year management traineeship and worked as a management consultant. Because of this experience, Ruud easily understands the clients’ business needs and acknowledges that legal advice should be practically applicable while being aligned with strategic objectives.

Ruud worked for large and semi-large companies and (financial) institutions. He has a broad background and interests, for the matter as well as the people involved.

In 2020 Ruud completed the post-academic Grotius IT-law education with a cum laude degree.


Dutch, English

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

(Rising stars)

Ruud de KleijnVan Doorne

Van Doorne is in high demand for its comprehensive range of IT expertise, continually growing its client roster. In addition to IT/cloud-based outsourcing agreements and corporate and M&A transactions for tech companies, the group’s expertise extends to AI, fintech, cyber security and privacy issues. It also has specialist expertise in the field of digital health thanks to counsel Louis Jonker, who heads the fintech group in addition to specialising in IT projects in the healthcare sector. Seasoned practice head Bart van Reeken‘s loyal clients appreciate that he can take control of the most complex cases. The team of associates includes the highly rated Ruud de Kleijn who assists clients in non-contentious matters and disputes. The practice is noted for the quality of its client training programmes and webinars and is also active in various national and international networks, including ITechLaw and Sourcing Nederland.